Enhanced Oil Resources Inc. Announces Private Placement

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HOUSTON, Aug. 12 /CNW/ - Enhanced Oil Resources Inc. (TSX-V: EOR) (the "Company") is not proceeding with the private placement announced August 6th, 2010 and announces today a non-brokered private placement offering of up to $2,200,000 (CDN) comprised of Units (up to 11,000,000 Units) at $0.20 per Unit (the "Offering"). Each Unit is comprised of 1 common share and one half of one transferable common share purchase warrant, each whole warrant entitling the holder to purchase an additional common share at $0.25 per share for a period of 24 months from closing. The proceeds from the Offering are intended to be used for continued development operations in the Company's oil fields in New Mexico and for general working capital. The Company may pay finder's fees in connection with the Offering. The Offering and payment of any finder's fees are subject to regulatory approval.

    
    About Enhanced Oil Resources Inc.
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    Enhanced Oil Resources Inc. is an early-stage company, with two principal
business segments of

    (i)    Crude oil and natural gas production through enhanced oil recovery
           ("EOR") projects it is initiating in the Permian Basin on oil
           fields acquired by the Company in 2007 and 2008 for that purpose.
    (ii)   Helium and CO(2) resource exploration and production through
           property interests it controls in approximately 251,000 gross
           acres of land within the St Johns Helium/CO(2) field in Arizona
           and New Mexico, and where the Company is developing what is
           thought to be the largest undeveloped helium and carbon dioxide
           field in North America.

    Forward-Looking Statement
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Certain statements contained herein are forward-looking statements, including statements relating to Enhanced Oil Resources' operations; business prospects, expansion plans and strategies. Forward-looking information typically contains statements with words such as "intends," "anticipate," "estimate," "expect," "potential," "could," "plan" or similar words suggesting future outcomes. Readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on forward-looking information because it is possible that expectations, predictions, forecasts, projections and other forms of forward-looking information will not be achieved by Enhanced Oil Resources. By its nature, forward-looking information involves numerous assumptions, inherent risks and uncertainties. A change in any one of these factors could cause actual events or results to differ materially from those projected in the forward-looking information. Although Enhanced Oil Resources believes that the expectations reflected in such forward-looking statements are reasonable, Enhanced Oil Resources can give no assurance that such expectations will prove to be correct. Forward-looking statements are based on current expectations, estimates and projections that involve a number of risks and uncertainties which could cause actual results to differ materially from those anticipated by Enhanced Oil Resources and described in the forward-looking statements or information. The forward-looking statements are based on a number of assumptions which may prove to be incorrect. Readers should be aware that the list of factors, risks and uncertainties set forth above are not exhaustive. Readers should refer to Enhanced Oil Resources' current filings, which are available at www.sedar.com, for a detailed discussion of these factors, risks and uncertainties. The forward-looking statements or information contained in this news release are made as of the date hereof and Enhanced Oil Resources undertakes no obligation to update publicly or revise any forward-looking statements or information, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise, unless so required by applicable laws or regulatory policies.

    
    ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS
    (signed)
    Barry D Lasker, CEO
    

Neither TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.

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SOURCE Enhanced Oil Resources Inc.

For further information: For further information: visit our Website at www.enhancedoilres.com or please call Don Currie on 1-888-990-3551

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